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Production Operations Manager

Employer
Pontem Recruitment
Location
Widnes
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
5 Aug 2024

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Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Operations

The company
Our client, an esteemed UK construction materials company founded in the 1950s based in Cheshire, stands as a prominent independent concrete product manufacturer. Operating strategically positioned manufacturing plants across the UK and an efficient national distribution, their dedication to customer satisfaction and ongoing product development establishes them as an industry trailblazer.

The role
A Production Operations Manager at their Widnes site. Reporting to the Divisional Group Director, you will be responsible for all production operations to ensure optimum performance at their fully automated concrete production facility.

You will take responsibility for:

  • Directing all production and maintenance activities
  • Managing and leading the workforce ensuring continual process development, optimising existing and future operational performance.
  • Identifying and proposing process improvements and managing small-scale and large-scale projects.
  • Overseeing and ensuring safety and environmental compliance.
  • Managing all stock and raw materials for the site.


What you need
It is ESSENTIAL for the successful Production Manager to have the following:

  • Holds an engineering degree or HNC/HND/Time served apprenticeship in mechanical or electrical engineering or similar.
  • Primary experience in Electrical and/or Mechanical Engineering - with technical understanding of both disciplines, ideally leaning more towards electrical bias.
  • Excellent leadership qualities and experience
  • Must have proven experience and knowledge of process control in a manufacturing environment
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant industrial experience, preferably in automated production.


Other DESIRABLE skills include:

  • High level of commercial awareness and product appreciation.
  • Experience of working in a high-volume automated production environment
  • A hands-on 'management from the front' approach to leadership


What is on offer
On offer is the chance to play an integral part in sustaining the company's market leading position. Salary ranges from 50,000 - 60,000, plus a car, with a 40-hour work week and annual leave increasing to 27 days (years of service), a profitability related annual bonus, and company pension. Engage in on-site challenges, prioritise safety with Personal Protective Equipment, and play a crucial role in shaping the future of our client's dynamic engineering team.

How to apply?
For more information on this role please contact us at our Birmingham office on (phone number removed) or email me at . Alternatively, please use the link in this ad to apply now.

We will aim to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you do not hear back from us within 5 days, your application has been unsuccessful, however, we will keep your CV and details on file to consider you for more relevant opportunities in the future.

Pontem Recruitment is a leading specialist recruitment agency that aims to bridge the skills gap between candidates and employers within the Engineering, Manufacturing & Logistics sectors.

Pontem Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy.

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